Hazara University Mansehra

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Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria


  1. Each candidate shall make an application for admission on a prescribed form in response to an advertisement.
  2. Applications for admission, to various disciplines/programmes, shall be invited by the Provost on prescribed form to reach his office, complete in all respects, on a specified date to be announced by him.
  3. The candidates are required to submit in person the application forms. All application forms, for admission shall be accompanied by attested copies (by a Gazetted Officer BPS-17 and above) of the following documents:
    • SSC/HSC/BA/BSc or equivalent Examination certificates or a surety certificate in case of non-declaration of result;
    • Detail Marks certificates;
    • Character Certificate from the Head of institution last attended;
    • Provisional Certificate;
    • Domicile Certificate;
    • Four passport size photographs;
    • Migration Certificate;
    • An undertaking as per specimen appended in the prospectus;
    • Computerized National Identity Card or “B” form or CNIC of father/guardian
    • j. Every application shall be accompanied by a declaration signed by applicant and counter signed by his father/guardian, that he/she would abide by the Statutes, Rules and Regulations of the University and instruction issued to him/her from time to time by his teacher, the Vice Chancellor, Dean of the Faculty, Chairman of Department .
  4. Candidates applying for more than one discipline, are required to submit an additional application form for each category.
  5. 8.5 A person holding a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Pakistani university, or an equivalent degree from any other recognized university, with at least;
    • a. Second division for annual system
    • b. 50% marks (CGPA equivalent to 50% marks)
    • shall be eligible for admission to the masters programme of study.

Age Limit


  1. The maximum age limit for admission of the undergraduate, i.e. MA/MSc and BS programmes shall be 30 and 25 years respectively.
  2. The upper age limit for a candidate will be counted with effect from the last date fixed for receipt of ‘admission form’
  3. The Vice chancellor has the discretion for waiving off upper age limit upto one year relaxation, only on solid reasons and proof, provided by the concerned candidate.
  4. Any one beyond the prescribed age shall not be admitted unless the relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation of the concerned Dean
  5. The candidate(s) having age limit beyond the stipulated age shall not be enrolled/admitted nor allowed to attend classes unless and until he/she obtains approval for ‘waiving off’ of the “over age period”.
  6. For age relaxation to “In Service Candidates” the government rules will be followed. In service candidates seeking admission should obtain NOC from the respective departments.
  7. The Vice Chancellor may cancel/refuse admission of/to any student without assigning any reason.
  8. The Academic Council may prescribe other criteria for determining merit for admission from time to time.
  9. University dues : are paid at the start of each Semester. Those who do not pay dues within 10 days of 1st month of the Semester are not allowed to attend the classes. The defaulters of the University dues are not permitted to sit in the examinations. (also refer 16.2 d & 16.20)
  10. Dual Enrollment: Students enrolled, as a full time regular student in any of the degree programme offered by Hazara University, cannot be allowed admission simultaneously in any other degree programme in Hazara University and in any other university/degree awarding institution as well. In case a student is found and verified for dual enrollment he/she will be liable for cancellation of his/her enrollment from Hazara University.
  11. Admission of Foreign Students : Foreign students under student exchange programme (as the case may be) will be enrolled for any semester or for any single course and the University admission offer letter of the foreign student will be forwarded to HEC for issuance of NOC.
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